Jaideep Gupte

22 May 19
Social News XYZ

Download logoBy 2030, nearly half of Kenyans will be living in cities. With half of Kenya’s population aged under 18, many young people are moving to urban areas in search of jobs, opportunities and more choices. Kenya’s growing urban population need sustainable, resilient, affordable housing; getting this right is key to Kenya’s development. In recognition […]

08 Apr 19
Bruce's IT-ish world

With thanks to the speakers for permission to share them, here are the slides for most of the presentations at this event Dan Haydon: Glasgow University’s Centre for International Development Stephanie Connelly: Optimising decentralised low-cost waste water infrastructure Mark Pelling: Resilience portfolio challenge Jaideep Gupte: Cities and sustainable infrastructure David Beards: SFC perspective on GCRF […]

19 Mar 19
Bruce's IT-ish world

Today I was at a one-day information event run by  UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) on the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). According to UKRI, the GCRF is a ‘a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government in late 2015 to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries’. Also, ‘GCRF forms part […]

25 Apr 18
KAFILA - 12 YEARS OF A COMMON JOURNEY

To, The Prime Minister of India, Prime Minister’s Office, South Block, Raisina Hill, New Delhi 110 001. 21 April 2018 Mr Prime Minister, We are academics and independent scholars from India and abroad, writing to express solidarity with, and to endorse the sentiments expressed by, forty-nine retired civil servants in their open letter to you […]